“Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel

Rating: ★★★★ After the success of Deadpool, it’s natural to feel apprehensive about what comes next. Will it be as good as the first? Or will it fall flat? I was excited to see the Merc with a Mouth back again, but wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I’d thankfully managed to avoid all spoilers online, so I was excited to see what the sequel would bring to … Continue reading “Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel

Short Film Saturdays: “Family Game Night”

  Length: 11 minutes Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Nick Ferwerda’s 11 minute horror comedy, Family Game Night, follows the story of your everyday middle-class family as they sit down for some quality family time. You have mum, dad and a son and daughter. It starts out very normal, but soon takes a hilariously dark turn. It sells itself as a horror-comedy, and did genuinely make me laugh out loud … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Family Game Night”

Short Film Saturdays: “Pocket Mummy”

  Length: 6 minutes Rating: ★★★★   Note: As a non-native speaker, I do recommend turning on YouTube subtitles for this one to ensure you don’t miss any important dialogue. Running at only 6 minutes, Pocket Mummy manages to deliver an important message quickly, whilst still engaging audiences in its narrative and characters. I liked the fact that it was only set in one location and featured three … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Pocket Mummy”

The Lucy Goes to Hollywood Podcast!

Hello everyone, I have decided to create a podcast to go alongside the blog! This is a pretty nerve-racking thing for me, but also exciting as it allows me to showcase my love of cinema and TV in a whole new way. The podcast will be hosted here: http://lucygoestohollywood.podbean.com  I’m not quite sure when the first episode will be, but I’m working on it, and will … Continue reading The Lucy Goes to Hollywood Podcast!